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How long should the 5x5 workout take? [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

How long should the 5x5 workout take?

 
The length of the 5x5 workout is misrepresented in the marketing of the Stronglifts program. While it takes only half an hour, in the beginning, it will balloon to 1.5 hours when you progress based on the rest you take between sets. At this stage, you might want to consider alternatives.
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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5

Overview and review of the Rogue Donkey

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 21, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Overview and review of the Rogue Donkey

 
The   Rogue Donkey  is the ultimate machine from   Rogue  to address your lower back and core for $1945. You have everything in one place and with 500 pounds of weight, this thing is not going anywhere, just like any good old   donkey
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What to do after 5x5 workout? [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

What to do after 5x5 workout

 
Programs to do after the base 5x5 program are either Madcow or the Texas method if you want to stick with sets of five. If you would like to change the rep scheme go for Wendler 531 or German Volume Training depending on your goals. 
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Topics: Stronglifts 5x5

10 things that bring me joy in 2019

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM

10 Things that bring me joy in 2019

 
Funny to see how things change. I wrote this article into Evernote based on the prompts from the Edison and Wordsmith decks from best self. A little later I learned that my wife was pregnant and that we would have a baby. Then we were worried about its health and all tests came back positive as in healthy, growing and functioning. Will be interesting to see what brings me joy over the years to come.
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Topics: Think Deeper

Overview and review of the Rogue Socal Econ package

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 19, 2019 9:30:00 AM

 
 

Overview and review of the Rogue Socal Econ Bar & Plate

The Socal Crossfit package gives you 3 different items at a price of $483 to cover your Crossfit needs. Learn more in this overview and find out about alternatives if you don't have the budget or need for such a big pack. This overview has originally been published in "Which Rogue equipment pack to get for an individual".

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Why does German Volume Training work? [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Why Does German Volume Training work?

 
German Volume Training works because it’s approach is unrelenting and focused to make muscle grow. This helps to keep you on track without making things to complicated.
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Topics: German Volume Training

Overview and review of the Assault air runner

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 18, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Overview and review of the Assault air runner

The Assault Air runner comes in at $3699. In this article you will learn more about the product itself, its Pros and cons and alternatives you might want to consider. This article has originally been published in the overview "Which conditioning equipment to buy from Rogue".

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Diet German Volume Training [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Diet German Volume training

 
The best form of diet to accompany your German Volume Training is a bulk diet. You can choose whether you will go on a clean or dirty bulk. A clean bulk means that you will carefully prepare the foods you eat to get into a caloric surplus. A dirty bulk means you just stuff your face with whatever is in front of you.
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Topics: German Volume Training

Where to buy powerlifting equipment [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM

Where to buy powerlifting equipment

 
Rogue fitness is a safe haven for beginners and professionals alike. If you can except their higher price tags for the great service and products they provide than this is your one-stop shop for your powerlifting needs. 
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Topics: Powerlifting

Overview and review of the TITAN hex bar [Article, Video]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Overview and review of the Hex trap bar

The Titan Hex trap bar will put you back about $200. TITAN is well known for their very good prices compared to their competition and will get you started on your home gym. This review was originally posted in “which barbell to get from TITAN”.

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